Angela Kane and Noah Mayhew

Angela Kane is a senior fellow at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation and vice president of the International Institute for Peace. She is also a visiting professor at SciencesPo in Paris and a member of its Strategic Council. Kane serves on the Council of the United Nations University in Tokyo and several nonprofit boards in the United States and Europe. She is also the former High Representative for Disarmament Affairs at the UN.

Noah Mayhew is a research associate at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, focusing primarily on nuclear nonproliferation, IAEA safeguards and nuclear verification, arms control, US-Russian relations and the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. Mayhew has master's degrees from the dual-degree program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

July 14, 2020 
Sergei Ryabkov of Russia on left, with Marshall Billingslea of US
VIENNA — As Russian and American leaders have gathered once more here to discuss bilateral arms control, some experts wonder if arms control is outdated. Earlier this year, Chris Ford, a United States official for international security and nonproliferation, said that discussions on arms control amounted to mere “nuclear identity politics,” and Russia’s Vladimir …

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